Quick Case: Asymptomatic case of hodgkin’s lymphoma


A male patient, age 36, visited me for routine seasonal ailments. He was found to have swelling, large in size, in the submental region. Upon detailed investigations, the patient was found to have Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


The patient had an asymptomatic but noticeable swelling on the front side of his neck. The USG and FNAC performed were inconclusive for the diagnosis. An excision biopsy was then done, keeping in mind the possibility of a thyroglossal cyst. To everyone’s surprise, the biopsy revealed Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


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